Re: The Gospel according to Chomsky
|From:||Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Monday, April 15, 2002, 18:45|
At 11:22 pm -0400 14/4/02, John Cowan wrote:
>Raymond Brown scripsit:
>> "Stop being so damn nice!"
>> [For those unfamiliar with the older - possibly now obsolete - meaning of
>> 'nice', go seek a dictionary ;) ]
>Hmm, is that *nice* 'precise', or even older *nice* 'foolish' < NESCIUS?
'precise' - my grandfather wasn't that old!
>> The 'East Pole', umm - would that be just over the Charles River in
>> Cambridge MA? ;)
>It would. The philosopher and cognitive scientist Daniel Dennett
>wrote a couple of essays subtitled "A View from the East Pole".
...and a nice view it is too. My daughter spent a few years there getting
a doctorate in philosophy, so I saw the place several times.